Brian Vaughn
Sr. Director - Operational Technology and Solutions Lead Digital Advisory
Cushman & Wakefield, Inc.

As a Senior Director within Cushman & Wakefield’s Advisory services, Brian creates awareness and understanding of the vendor and landscape of real estate technology for C&W’s clients. Our goal is to provide guidance on deployment and technology selection to achieve better outcomes. Brian leads the Digital Buildings practice within Advisory which focuses on technology within the building such as networking, sensors, and systems along with software solutions to help optimize performance from an operations and sustainability perspective. C&W’s partner first approach enables Advisory to create an Eco System of best in class technology to solution for our clients.
Brian is approaching 15 years within the Smart Building industry, delivering in a variety of roles from a design engineer, to program management, consulting, and sales engineering. Brian was a Professional Engineer, with a bachelors in Electrical Engineering and Engineering Masters degree from Northwestern. His foundation in this industry is from being raised by an HVAC technician for a father and an artist for a mother. Spent plenty of time getting dirty on rooftops and mechanical rooms while discovering my creative side.